Monthly Archives: March 2014

Week 30: Parmesan cheese bread

Once in a while, you come across a bread recipe that is easy, delicious and healthy, relatively. On those occasions, you rejoice and enjoy the fruits of your finding. This parmesan cheese bread recipe is one such occasion.

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Week 30: Red velvet cheesecake

A friend of mine helped get me a bottle of port from the airport duty-free, so, as a reward, I thought I would bake a cake for his birthday. As I was trawling online for something interesting, I came across … Continue reading

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Week 29: Earl Grey and milk chocolate chiffon cake

The Earl Grey chiffon cake is inspired by Anna Olson’s Back to Baking. As I have been making a few pandan chiffon cakes in the past few weeks, I thought something different will be nice. While there is a recipe … Continue reading

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Week 28: Lean bread

A friend of mine has recently started calorie counting and has been bombarding me with tonnes of information about fats, calories and the like. So, for next week’s breakfast, I decided to bake something a little, ahem, healthier. And what … Continue reading

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Week 28: Smoked salmon and spinach quiche

Since I am a fan of smoked salmon, and I thought I should try something other than my standard quiche Lorraine, this appeared to be a good choice. As usual, I stuck to my trial and tested tart pastry. As … Continue reading

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Week 27: Devil’s food cake with chocolate mirror glaze

I was over myself with joy at how this cake turned out. Taste aside (and it tasted awesome according to my friends, and I agreed), it looked exactly as I hope it would look, and way better than my first … Continue reading

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Week 26: Croissant

 I gave these another try, without wholewheat flour. Unfortunately, it did not turn out that great either. Maybe it is time I consider taking a class on puff pastries.

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Week 26: Chocolate genoise and chocolate pastry cream layer cake with chocolate mirror glaze

I am practising decorating chocolate cakes for my friend’s birthday, and decided to try out 2 recipes I been looking at for a while, Rose Berenbaum’s moist chocolate genoise and chocolate cream and chocolate glaze from Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery.

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Week 26: Cheddar and walnut rolls (again)

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Week 26: Pandan chiffon cake

There is just something about pandan chiffon cake that brings back memories of childhood. And even though I am not big on chiffon cakes, somehow, I just thought I should take up the challenge. I decided to go with Christine’s … Continue reading

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